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World Sleep Day 2021: talkhealth's 5-step sleep routine
One thing that we all do, or could do with more of, is sleep. Whether you’re dedicated to eight hours of slumber or find it hard to get some shut-eye, why not reconnect with bedtime this World Sleep Day. We know that sleep is even more important for our members who are living with chronic conditions, that’s why we have created a tailored bedtime routine for you to follow. Follow these five steps to be well on your way to better sleep!
Explore eco-friendly alternatives for treating your eczema
A quarter of people in the UK use complementary and alternative medicines. Those living with eczema are leading the pack, with many people taking treatment into their own hands when their prescribed ones just aren’t cutting it. The growing interest in sustainability and the health of the planet has also played a key role in this movement towards more natural, organic healthcare alternatives. This week, we spotlight three natural treatments for eczema and the effects they have on the planet.
Sign up to the first LIVE Scars Clinic with British Skin Foundation
Everything needs a reinvention every once in a while! That's why we are launching our first live online clinic in collaboration with British Skin Foundation. On Thursday 27 May, two skin specialists will be hitting your screens and answering all of your scar related questions. Sign up to save your seat and send in your questions for the experts to answer your questions!
VIDEO: TH+ Expert Webinar with Dr Gretchen Hawley
An MS diagnosis shouldn’t stop us from living our most active lives. In fact, taking care of our physical and mental well-being is arguably more important for those of us living with conditions like multiple sclerosis.
Dr Gretchen Hawley is a physical therapy expert with a special interest in the management and wellness of MS patients. She works to help people improve their balance, walking and energy - all things that can be challenging during a relapse or during the course of secondary progressive MS.
You can watch the webinar back with your TH+ membership!
talkhealth meets... Dr Rebecca Foljambe
You’re inevitably going to have to have the chat about sex and relationships with your children one day. And, as laws around consent continue to be misunderstood and access to the internet means kids are learning more at a young age, the conversation can seem like a difficult one to tackle. Ahead of her expert webinar, we asked Dr Rebecca Foljambe ome questions about how important positive conversations around consent and sexual relationships are to the next generation...
VIDEO: Dr Gemma Newman: Harness the power of your immune system
Dr. Gemma Newman joins us for a brilliant expert webinar on immunity. The holistic health expert will highlight how healthy habits and the power of a plant-based plate can boost your immunity for a healthier, happier you!
Dr Cheryl Rezek on mental wellbeing and mindfulness
On the last Friday of every month, a medical professional joins our weekly coffee mornings. Last month we were joined by Dr Cheryl Rezek, a clinical psychologist, who shared her top tips for dealing with anxiety in lockdown. From positive engagement with chronic conditions to meditation, loads of mental health topics were covered in the session. For our members that couldn’t make it, here’s a quick round-up of the event!
VIDEO: Master standing up with Dr Gretchen Hawley
Whether it’s a lack of balance and stability or increased fatigue, multiple sclerosis affects everyone differently. This means that people with a diagnosis can find everyday tasks like walking, climbing the stairs and standing more difficult. In this video, Dr Gretchen Hawley talks through the steps for standing up from a chair safely and easily.